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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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A few months after her debut King opened her first salon. Taking a risk by opening a new venture in the depths of the Depression, she reassured herself by thinking that the salon could serve as a home to her family if the business did not succeed. Her worries never materialized. In fact, she soon expanded her salon from one to three floors. In 1935 King went to Hollywood to design costumes for Katharine Hepburn for the film Sylvia Scarlett. She was amused by the experience: "I flew out and back to California twice, and worked very hard when I was there," she said, "and what designs do you think finally appeared in that picture? A cotton dress, a clown suit, and a raincoat!" In 1937 she did the costumes for Hepburn and Ginger Rogers in Stage Door.

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